Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of African monkeys, of the family Semnopithecidæ. They have a saccular stomach, a rudimentary thumb (whence the name), a high facial angle, cheek-pouches, and ischial callosities. There are several species, some of very handsome coloration.
- n. [lowercase] A monkey of the genus Colobus; a colobe or colobin.
- n. A genus of reptiles.
- n. A genus of coleopterous insects.
- n. A genus of mollusks.
- n. arboreal monkey of western and central Africa with long silky fur and reduced thumbs
“Because the colobus was a member of a primate order, the same order we human beings belong to, its extinction drew considerable notice.”
“The human attacks mirror the way that chimps in the wild attack prey such as colobus monkeys -- or, in times of chimp war or murder, each other.”
“The sights en route are mesmerizing, and much of the nature and wildlife on the mountain is unique to this one spot due to the geographical location and remoteness from similar terrain: rain forests, great trees, colobus monkeys, moonscape rock landscapes and much much more.”
“There are 11 species of monkey including anubis baboon Papio anubis, diana monkey Cercopithecus Diana (EN), green monkey Cercopithecus aethiops, mona monkey C. mona, lesser white-nosed monkey C. petaurista, white collared mangabey Cercocebus torquatus lunulatus, black and white colobus Colobus polykomos and chimpanzee Pan troglodytes (EN).”
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“It's African white lions and red pandas for her, and good riddance to the marmosets, tarmarins and black and white colobus monkeys, who, she says,“Just throw feces and jerk off all day.””
“In fact, I had several moronic rule-breakers to choose from: An obese man was blowing raspberries at the macaques, a skinny woman was trying to get a vegetarian colobus monkey to accept a hot dog, and a father was actually dangling his five year old daughter over a railing in a misguided attempt to let her pet a baboon.”
“We even went on a quick daytime safari to a local park: our safari car was hardcore! tait and jamila enjoying the view: first time using binoculars - she was shocked! must have been her first time driving through a tree: definitely her first time with a sun-roof: warthog: giraffes on a hill: blue monkey: colobus monkey:”
“There are small primate populations of potto Perodicticus potto, western black and white colobus Colobus polykomos, red colobus Colobus badius (EN), diana monkey Cercopithecus diana (EN), lesser bushbaby Galago senegalensi and chimpanzees Pan troglodytes (EN) which are close neighbors of the tool-using population in Bossou.”
“Trees in the emergent fourth layer can exceed 260 feet -- not too tall for eagles, blue and gold macaws, vampire bats and even some monkeys like the black-and-white colobus who prefer life at the top.”
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in the Century Dictionary definition of 'menhaden' there is a misprint - I speculate- o 'qreen-tailed'for green-tailed. BUT there are alot of odd-tails out there..............
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